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botanical name:
Calluna vulgaris 'Velvet Fascination'
Calluna vulgaris 'Velvet Fascination' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Heather, Ling
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Soft, silvery grey-green foliage. White flowers in late summer.

Well drained acid soil in an open position.
Trim back in spring to tidy.

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer or layering in spring.

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